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Chosen as the seat of Henderson County in 1850, Athens was so named because it was expected to become the cultural center of the state, as was its namesake in Greece. A century later it was discovered that Athens, like its namesake, had been established on seven major hills.

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City of Athens Department of Tourism 508 E. Tyler St. ATHENS, TX 75751. Phone:(903)677-5943


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1814 State Hwy 31 E. Athens, TX 75751
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